Chief Educator for Chief Executives

The job of Chief Executive is unlike any other leadership position, and it doesn’t come with a guidebook. A successful founder and CEO, author and CEO educator, Joel Trammell is on a mission to teach aspiring, new and current CEOs to bring confidence and excellence to their role of Chief Executive Officer.

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About Joel Trammell

The job of Chief Executive is unlike any other leadership position, and it doesn’t come with a guidebook. A successful founder and CEO, author and CEO educator, Joel Trammell is on a mission to teach aspiring, new and current CEOs to bring confidence and excellence to their role of Chief Executive Officer.

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Texas CEO Magazine

Joel owns Texas CEO Magazine, a quarterly publication whose mission is to help CEOs across Texas grow their businesses and master the chief executive role.

NetQoS

NetQoS was founded by Joel and his wife, Dr. Cathy Fulton, in 1999. The company provided network performance management software to large enterprises and counted 17 of the Fortune 25 as customers.

Black Box Network Services

Joel began serving on the board of Black Box (NASDAQ:BBOX) in 2013. Black Box was a nearly $1 billion revenue company in the IT services and technology space.

Cache IQ

Joel co-founded Cache IQ in June 2010 and acquired the assets of a failed startup. With Joel as CEO the company re-engineered the product to provide an intelligent storage acceleration product to the market.

Austin Technology Council

In 2010 Joel was asked to be Chairman of the Austin Technology Council, an industry association of over 300 technology companies in the central Texas area.

The CEO Tightrope

No CEO can find a point of balance and then stand still – that’s not even possible on a tightrope. The expectation is that the business must always move forward.

The American CEO walks a tightrope daily…many times blindfold and without a net. The job of balancing the often-competing interests of a company’s constituents is so challenging that the average lifespan of a newly minted CEO is around five years. Why is it that individuals who have been wildly successful at every other position in their career often fail when they get to the CEO chair?

The CEO Strength Test

How well are you balancing the unique responsibilities of a CEO? This assessment helps identify where your strengths lie as CEO and what areas need improvement to create the balance needed in this critical role.

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Austin Inno

Why Texas Is Booming

Today, let’s take a look at a new article by Joel Trammell, CEO of local business management company Khorus. Trammell, who writes regularly…

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